Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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NETFLIX MOVIE: Seth Rogen’s GAME OVER MAN With Adam Devine Gets Spring Filming Dates in Vancouver


Die Hard in a hotel? Comedy Central’s Workaholics — Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson — team up with producers Seth Rogen, Adam Goldberg and Scott Rudin for this Netflix action-comedy. Related: Netflix’s Game Over, Man Expected to Film in Vancouver in the Spring Workaholics co-creator Kyle Newacheck is directing and Anders Holm is writing [...]

BILLBOARD: Vancouver Has a New/Temporary Billboard. Welcome to Central City. Home of THE FLASH. And Kid Flash.

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The Flash crew erected a new billboard on the Vancouver waterfront yesterday. Welcome to Central City. Home of the Flash.  Today crew filmed a “worker” adding Kid Flash to billboard. Putting up the billboard on Thursday. The Flash returns with new episodes next Tuesday, January 24th, on The CW in the U.S. and CTV in [...]

SHOOT: THE FLASH’s WestAllen (Candice Patton & Grant Gustin) Redux in Vancouver’s Victory Square

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WestAllen (Candice Patton & Grant Gustin). Did The Flash change the future tonight? Production shot additional scenes of Savitar murdering Iris West for season three’s episode 15. Much of it seemed the same as the mid-season finale. One Flash (Grant Gustin) observes from a tree as another (Gustin) begs Savitar not to harm Iris (Candice [...]

TRAILER: Black Canary Statue Blown Up in ARROW Trailer for Next Wednesday

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What you heard. What you thought you knew. It’s all part of the deception. You ain’t heard nothing yet. Who’s messing with Oliver Queen’s mind? Laurel Lance is back. Or is she? And who blew up the Black Canary statue? Filmed on pier in North Vancouver. We’ll get some answers next week on Wednesday, January [...]

SHOOT: Uh-oh Norman. White Pine Bay Officers Turn BATES MOTEL In Aldergrove Into Crime Scene — Again

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Uh-oh Norman. White Pine Bay law enforcement is digging up bodies today at Bates Motel. And across the street in the woods. How many bodies are there? As a boy, Norman unknowingly killed his father Sam, who was abusing his mother Norma (Vera Farmiga). As a teen, Norman in his Mother personna unknowingly killed his [...]

SHOOTS: Why Have THE FLASH & SUPERGIRL Gone Into The Same Woods of Vancouver?

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Why have The Flash and Supergirl gone into the same woods of Vancouver? The Flash is filming in the woods next to Stanley Park’s Prospect Point Park today. Tom Felton, who plays CSI Julian Albert (and was Alchemy), shared an Instagram video of set. Via @t22felton instagram story, January 17, 2017 #tomfelton #instagramstory #TheFlash A [...]

SHOOT: TIMELESS Trio in 1931 Chicago With Misha Collins as Untouchable Eliot Ness. Filmed at Vancouver City Hall.

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Timeless is time-travelling back to prohibition in 1930s Chicago with Supernatural’s Misha Collins as federal agent Eliot Ness and Cameron Gharaee as gangster Al Capone. Production worked over the weekend filming Chicago prohibition sequences and  a downed burning plane in Ladner’s North 40 Reserve Park on Friday. And turned Vancouver City Hall into 1931 Chicago [...]

EVENT: SHERLOCK Season 4 Finale With Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman in Cineplex Theatres

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Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman. Sherlock season 4 finale: The Final Problem. Long-buried secrets catch up with the Baker Street duo — Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. Someone has been playing a long game indeed and Sherlock and Watson face their greatest ever challenge. In selected Cineplex theatres. One screening: Thursday, January 19th, 7 p.m. [...]

NEW SERIES: ABC Summer Murder Mystery SOMEWHERE BETWEEN To Film in Vancouver This Spring

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Summer murder mystery Somewhere Between is expected to film in metro Vancouver this Spring. What’s it about? Mother Laura Price knows her daughter Serena will be murdered. She doesn’t know who will kill her or why she will be killed but she knows when, where and how it will happen. Despite knowing this, she can’t [...]

LIFETIME: True Crime Story Drama MENENDEZ BROTHERS To Start Filming in Vancouver on Valentine’s Day

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After taking on the murder of Jon Benet, Lifetime’s next big true crime drama is the story of the Menendez brothers who killed their parents. This is a true story about the rich and sordid lives of the Menendez family, ruled over by authoritarian father Jose, a self-made Cuban millionaire who routinely abused his sons, [...]

IN THEATRES: MONSTER TRUCKS With Lucas Till and CGI Monster Creech


The monster is in the truck. — Bad Guy. High school senior Tripp (Lucas Till), builds a Monster Truck from scrapped cars. When he finds a subterranean monster named Creech in his junk yard and lets him hide in his truck, he gets the secret ingredient for speed and an unlikely friend. The CGI/live-action hybrid [...]